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The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
REVISED EDITION - First of five book series examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
Building Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Their corporate bosses have given them a dangerous job intended to fail - the building of the first small Space Elevator - but when they succeed at that task, they are transferred to another project, that of finishing building the first classical wheel-type Space Station in LEO - where they discover that it is a prison from where they are intended to never return. (1st in Jim Cline's sci fi saga)
1000 Historic Automobile Sites
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Worldwide bestseller! At last, a comprehensive reference book featuring 1000 of the world’s most interesting historic automobile sites for the auto enthusiast. Listed are names addresses, tel for: museums, collections, homes, birthplaces, factories, racing circuits, gas stations, Route 66, memorials, gravesites, curiosities, celebrity cars, racing cars, film cars, prototypes, models, worldwide.
Squawk 7700
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Squawk 7700 is a timely, eye opening, must read aviation autobiography. My personal experiences as an airline pilot and as acting first officer aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched into the Hudson River, I recommend Squawk 7700 for anyone interested in an aviation career, and mandatory reading for those who fly on our national airline system. Jeff Skiles, First Officer US Airways Flight 1549
F-35 Lightning II - Combat aircraft for the future
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This book presents to you the history behind the F-35 Lightning II, not to mention revealing previous unknown secrets and some of the technology found in the air fighter that will replace the F-16 and several other fighters. This book is indeed a golden pearl for aircraft enthusiasts!
Fernweh: A Trans Continental Motorcycle Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
A motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America. Take a seat in a Russian banya, a Mongolian ger, or a campfire in the deserted pampas. Ride through icy deserts, over dizzying mountain passes, through swamps and endless forests. And more important than the places, meet the people that make a motorcycle trip the most memorable adventure of a lifetime.
Automotive Intelligentsia 2009-2010 Sports Car Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The Automotive Intelligentsia 2009-2010 Sports Car Guide spotlights 54 of the most coveted rides on the road. Full-length profiles place the reader firmly behind the wheel and chronicle each model’s heart-pounding performance, advanced technology and storied heritage, complete with full specifications.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Up the Airway
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Flying Destinations Pacific NW and BC. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Flying Coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Airports in British Columbia, along with Arctic destinations, are featured. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, and off-the-grid living. Written by a flight instructor with 7000 hours of flight experience.
How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.
All Buyers Are Liars: Exposing The Closely Guarded Secrets of Elite Car Sales Professionals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010 by Bookshaker.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Have you ever wondered what separates the truly successful car salesmen (and women) from the rest? Are you curious to know the persuasive patter they use to successfully secure the sale? Are you wondering how they convince people to make the second largest purchase they are ever likely to make? Whether you're a sales professional yourself or a canny customer looking to get inside the minds of...
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
History of Aviation Disasters: 1950 to 9/11
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 297,250. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Former federal airline safety inspector documents a half century of corruption and non-feasance that enabled to occur many of America's worst airline disasters, and particularly those resulting from terrorist acts.
Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
(4.00 from 1 review)
Deadly pirate attacks and a near collision with an oil tanker are just two of the dangers faced by the crews of today's container ships. 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day', is the story of life on the high seas, where real adventures still exist. The author recounts her adventures on the container ship Serenity River in this entertaining narrative travelogue.
Echo of a Distant Planet
Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,370. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
How would a distant alien intelligence contact earth? Shawna is an Air Force officer with remembrances of the future. Trapped in a structured military world, her unearthly memories persist for nearly three decades, culminating in a first contact message from the stars.
Tracks and Horizons: 26 Countries on a Motorcycle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In the 60's, Carlos Caggiani traveled to 26 countries on an old motorcycle with hardly a penny to his name. He suffered famine, intense weather, was chased by the FBI, was shot at in Bolivia, and even survived a serious accident. The experiences in this book demonstrate a human being's tenacity and triumph in the face of adversity.
Legendy naszej motoryzacji - Polish Edition po polsku
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: Polish. Published: November 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Wybierz się w pasjonującą podróż przez ponad 100 lat historii polskiej motoryzacji.
100,000 BMW Prayer Miles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
100,000 miles on a Sport BMW motorcycle? And you are riding that kind of miles in 5 years? Most of the time alone? Follow along as I give Praise and worship to Jesus Christ my savior and LORD as I ride or repair one BMW K1100RS.
A Pilot Turns 360
Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
After four years in the Air Force in the early seventies, a young man rejoins the "real" world. He wanted to be a doctor. While in the service he had gotten a taste of what it was like to fly an airplane and wanted that to be an option if the med school acceptance was not forthcoming. This book details the balancing act of going to college full time while flight instructing on the side.
From Smoke to Mirrors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
A car-friendly guide to the future of transport, written for non-technical readers by a car enthusiast and manufacturing engineer. From Smoke to Mirrors shows why renewable petrol and diesel in New Zealand will be more affordable in the future than conventional fuels are today. Describes a flexible transition plan that keeps New Zealand's options open in case someone invents a better car or truck.